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Who’s Minding the Neighborhood?

October 04, 2016

The role of adult capacity in keeping young people on a path to graduation  
Dispelling Stereotypes of Young People Who Leave School Before Graduation

September 19, 2016

Part of the Don’t Call Them Dropouts series of research, Dispelling Stereotypes of Young People Who Leave School Before Graduation explores the social and emotional competencies of young people who have left school before graduating from high school.

Type: Resource

TAG: Using Data

promises: Safe Places

channels: College & Career

SOURCE: Center for Promise

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign

Background on Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

January 15, 2014

This brief from CASEL explores the key issues within social-emotional learning and serves as a great primer for those not familiar with the topic.
Best Practices in Summer Learning Programs for Middle and High School Youth

January 15, 2014

This best practice guide highlights programs across the country doing exemplary work to reach and engage older youth in summer learning. The report compiles standards for effective performance and utilizes engaging video of programs in action in order to share best practices with the larger summer learning field in engaging this age group successfully. To download the FULL report with embedded video, visit